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And then there's the Butera family tradition.
"For these special holidays it's always breakfast in bed," Butera said. "When I was growing up, I'd help my dad make her breakfast. It was fun."
Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.